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Sleep and How to Get It

Sleep and How to Get It

By Benjamin Gorisek-Gazze, Writer December 8, 2021

Picture this: it's 9:00 a.m. and you are sitting in your first period class trying to keep up with all the information being thrown at you. Even though you drank a cup of coffee in the morning and one...

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Dear Bianca: Beaten by Stress

By Bianca Niyonzima, Columnist November 21, 2021

Dear Bianca, How do you deal with stress when you have a lot to do, but no motivation to do it? Yours, Anxious Bunny *** Dear Reader, I completely understand how debilitating it can feel to be...

Safety Instead of Privacy: How are School-Owned Devices and Internet Monitored?

Safety Instead of Privacy: How are School-Owned Devices and Internet Monitored?

By Robert Zeleny, Social Media & Publicity Manager November 14, 2021

The Tutorial House Student & Parent Handbook states, “Students should have no expectation of privacy when it comes to materials sent, received, created or stored with school-owned hardware or on...

The Never-Ending Story: UNISs Waste Management Saga

The Never-Ending Story: UNIS’s Waste Management Saga

By Felipe Tavares, Managing Editor June 18, 2021

On April 22nd, Earth Day, UNIS announced plans to hire a paid Sustainability Director for each division of the school to begin tackling the issue of sustainability in a dedicated and “schoolwide approach,”...

Time stops and the city goes to sleep.

A Most Difficult Year: 2020 in 12 Photos

June 9, 2021

From wildfires in Australia to tensions in Iran at the beginning of the 2020, to the pandemic and its various stages, to the Black Lives Matter movement and much more—every aspect of our world underwent...

The Rise of Political Polarization and Partisanship in the U.S.

The Rise of Political Polarization and Partisanship in the U.S.

By Andrei Khazatsky, Writer June 7, 2021

Nowadays it seems as though politics in the United States are more polarized than ever. To many, the Democrats have moved further to the left, and the Republicans further to the right, with both Congress...

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The #FufuChallenge: A Perpetuation of the Demeaning of African Culture

By Temisola Akinwande, Contributing writer May 3, 2021

“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity” – Jonathan Safran Foer, American Novelist The Covid-19 lockdown has allowed people all over the globe to unleash their creativity...

Sol Blanco (T3), co-head of SAGA

LGBTQ+ Support at UNIS — Past, Present, and Future

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer March 5, 2021

The coming out of youth icons Jojo Siwa and Elliot Page over the past two months has captured headlines globally and shone a spotlight on the gaps in support for LGBTQ+ teens. The struggles of these adolescents...

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Horrified but not Surprised: UNIS Students React to the Storming of the Capitol

By Maya Mukherjee, Writer January 28, 2021

The attack on the Capitol on January 6th could have been straight out of a Black Mirror episode. Unfortunately, the events were all too real. Two thousand people, deluded by conspiracy theories, violently...

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A Better Democracy: Female Representation Hits All-Time High

By Tatiana Barberi January 3, 2021

“For me a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.” – Michele Bachelet, former President of Chile While women have made tremendous...

Little Cupcake Bakeshop had a few customers, cupcakes, and a Food & Wine Magazine proclaiming it has best chocolate cake in the US.

A Walk Through Soho – The Pandemic and Businesses in Photographs

By Maya Din January 3, 2021

Taking a brisk walk around New York City in April – in the midst of the pandemic –I saw an empty city. Gone were the yellow taxis whisking people away, the people talking while bumping into each other,...

New Club Spotlight

New Club Spotlight

By Lude Edens January 3, 2021

Twenty-twenty was chaotic and horrible for UNIS in many respects. COVID-19 and many other issues cast their shadows on the year. However, even though it might be hard to believe, 2020 also brought about...

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